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Security Support

Warsaw, IN
February 21, 2020

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Sharath Kumar

Warsaw, IN 336-***-****

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

SAP GRC and Security Consultant

Zimmer Biomet - Warsaw, IN 2019-11 - Present


•Utilizing the Tcodes like SU01, PFCG, RS2HANA_CHECK to provide and maintain the access for developers, Business Analysts, IT and Finance teams in all the environments like Development, Quality and Production.

•Responsible for evaluating, designing and implementing SAP (Systems

•Applications and Products in Data Processing) software programs.

•Manages databases and protects operations by keeping information confidential in Development, Quality and Production environments.

•Perform System Analysis and maintain detailed documentation of project files for the future reference.

•Lends effort to the team in accomplishing and improving existing quality and avoid issues in the future.

•Schedule jobs to assign Advance Data Source Objects (ADSO) for the users using respective Transaction codes.

•Provides technical solutions by implementing and maintaining the existing Infrastructure securely.

•Design and Implement secure systems by which production quality can be checked in an ongoing process.

•Effectively manages business operations such as inventory, sales, production and marketing areas within a single program.

•Communicate with the clients to provide support in troubleshooting and resolving critical issues being on-call.

•Identify areas for process improvements and efficiencies if needed.

SAP GRC and Security Consultant

Wise Men - Houston, TX 2018-04 – 2019-10


•Involved in all phases of the project implementations to ensure the roles are built in compliance with SOX & audit requirements.

•Worked with Audit & Compliance team to ensure that the design satisfies all the Audit requirements & ensure that the SODs are properly designed per the SOX requirements.

•Worked with the security team to convert the requirements into technical specification & build the roles per the tier-based design strategy.

•Worked closely with the business users & IM users to support the testing of the roles, Co-ordinated with the user community to ensure that the testing is completed per the project timeline & sign-offs are complete.

•Documented processes and procedures for the security team.

•Uploading the Rule Set files and Generate Rule.

•Involved with creation and maintenance of activity groups and custom authorization object.

•Supported developers with problem solving, authorization object checks.

•Provided monthly, quarterly & annual reports such as user access review, update access to custom transactions, licensing reports.

•Maintained SAP GRC Access control for access requests, simulation risk for user accesses and role changes, FF maintenance and role maintenance.

•Implemented Row Level Security for HANA views.

•Provided 24*7 production support, involving emergency access (FF), critical role changes to support production, user administration.

•Setup traces for authorization error determination purposes and security audit logs for audit purposes. Scheduled jobs for PFUD.

•Resolved daily incident ticket, request for role changes involving daily support or small projects like extension of the design for new acquisitions.

•Performed user clean-up to remove inactive users not logged in the past 90 days, which benefitted in keeping up user count within the licensing-contractual terms of the customer with SAP AG.

•Developed custom transactions (SE93), custom authorization objects (SU21), configured SU24 for transaction codes, maintained authorizations for roles (PFCG), developed single, composite, master- derived roles.

•Maintained/built master-derived roles based on new organization values built by the application team (Ex: Plants, Sales areas, Company codes, etc.)

•Performed extensive user maintenance (SU01) activities like creating, changing, deleting, lock/ unlock, password resets etc. Built user groups (SUGR) to facilitate reporting.

•Involved in transporting all the roles to production following the change management processes. Performed role assignments to users based on the user matrix.

SAP GRC Consultant Halliburton - Houston, TX 2017-02 - 2018-03


•Provided recommendations to improve, analyze security design in ECC, CRM, BI, BOBJ& HANA.

•Prepared HANA Security design document with Client's role naming convention standards.

•Designed and Build HANA Business, Non-Business roles and Analytical privileges in HANA Studio.

•Set up UAT test users to test out HANA security roles.

•Implemented Dynamic analytical privileges concept by using custom authorization table and custom stored procedures.

•Implemented design time role concept to well organize the HANA custom roles.

•Used delivery unit concept to transport HANA Design time roles across HANA landscape.

•Worked on MDG environment and setup roles and worked on Web Dynpro Applications adding into roles and worked on NWBC authorizations in MDG system

•Created and maintained BI Reporting roles and Analysis authorization roles.

•Built Analysis Authorizations using the transaction RSECADMIN.

•Assigned the Analysis Authorizations to the role using the object S_RS_AUTH.

•Troubleshoot authorizations related problems using RSECADMIN

•Set up BOBJ security and authorization concept at folder level.

•Set up authorization / security at info cube / info objects and creating new analysis authorizations

•Worked with portal user / role administration.

•Gathering business requirement to setting up BOBJ/ BI security with analysis authorization.

SAP GRC Consultant

NBC Universal - Hyderabad, Telangana 2014-08 - 2016-05


•Led the Role Redesign project on ECC to address large number of SoD within SAP security roles.

•Build a connection in between all Back-end systems and GRC system by setting up connectors, Connector groups and maintaining target connectors information's in each group.

•Created and Maintained Various Risks and Functions based upon the requirement comes from the business.

•Created various Mitigation controls as per the audit requirements.

•Performed Emergency Access Management configuration in GRC AC system like setting up FF user id's, FF owners and FF controllers.

•Scheduled Firefighter log synchronization jobs for pulling the Firefighter log.

•Determine cause and find solution to a variety of GRC issues in Access Risk Analysis and Emergency Access Management.

•Develop SoD rules based on audit findings and recommend best practices to client.

•Implement role changes based on SoD findings.

•Created new roles in MDM repository as well as perform user administration activities in MDM system.

•Created new ECC Derived roles based upon the company codes as part of the Japan and Nordic regions releases.

•Created various Analysis authorizations roles in BI system as part of release project.

•Created and maintained users for various consoles in BPC system.

•Involved in regular support activities along with the support team.

•Created Various Business roles as per the business requirement.

•Created and maintained the various PFCG roles and their authorizations and assigned various services based on customer requirement

•Assigned multiple positions to users by using organizational management approach.

•Provided extensive support in hyper care period for various rollouts.



Pittsburg State University - Pittsburg, KS


•Applications: ECC 6.0, SAP R/3 Enterprise 4.7/4.6C, BI 3.5/7.0, SCM 7.0 &EP 7.07.1, 7.0, MS Excel

Modules: FI/CO, HR/HCM, MM, SD, BW/BI & BPC

Operating Systems: MS Windows (NT Server, 2000, XP, Vista)









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